Solved

Need Draft Font

Posted on 1998-05-26
7
1,992 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-02
I need font that look like draft font when printing in dos. Because it's quite slow when I print my report
from application. Do you have one?
0
Comment
Question by:nengie
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
7 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:the_flava
ID: 1114453
What Is "Draft Font"? Please Elaborate A Little and perhaps I have what you need!
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:mitrakis
ID: 1114454
nengie,

you mean you need a font for printouts under DOS that looks like your font you use in your application (e.g. a windows app), right ?
What's the font name you use in your app ? (draft seems to be a very general expression)

What printer do you use ? Some printers allow to change "DOS font" coz they have several fonts installed (like HP LaserJet 4M or others)

Let us know !

Regards
-Stavi-
0
 

Author Comment

by:nengie
ID: 1114455
I use EPSON 2170i and font name is Arial.
In my opinion, Arial is too thick so I need some fonts that
are very thin and it may print faster.
Thanks,
Thongchai
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
the_flava earned 50 total points
ID: 1114456
If your Draft font originates in Windows then you may possibly be able to change the 'Draft' Font. Otherwise if the font originates from the printer then you cannot change the Draft font, unless the Printer has other fonts installed! If you require a 'Thinner' Font Give Me your email Address and I will be only to happy to send you some examples!
0
 

Author Comment

by:nengie
ID: 1114457
Thanks the_flava,
my email address is..

nengie@hotmail.com
0
 

Expert Comment

by:LuisAlonso
ID: 1114458
Yes, You can print Draft font from Windows 95. All you have to do is choose the
Generic / Text Only driver from the printer drivers, this will print your text on the regular
Draft font from your print, which is very fast compare to Windows fonts.

Note: About doing boxes, you can assign a displayed chracter to be printed like a graphic
character, on the TTY option on the printer settings.

Good lock!

0
 

Expert Comment

by:mojick
ID: 8767227
Hello
I am using crystal report 8 and I need draft font . Can anybody help me ? .
 I tried installing generic printer but draft did'nt get installed.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Sub menu 5 325
How to convert pfb to truetype? 2 272
Creating and Printing a Barcode C# 1 1,469
Can I print examples of all of my installed fonts? 6 57
CTAs encourage people to do something specific to show interest in your company, product or service. Keep reading to learn why CTAs should always be thought of as extremely important, albeit small, sections of websites.
Dramatic changes are revolutionizing how we build and use technology. Every company is automating, digitizing, and modernizing operations. We need a better, more connected way to work together as teams so we can harness the insights from our system…
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…

732 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question